Definition of Lower paleolithic

1. Noun. The oldest part of the Paleolithic Age with the emergence of the hand ax; ended about 120,000 years ago.

Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Group relationships: Palaeolithic, Paleolithic, Paleolithic Age

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lower Paleolithic

Lowenberg's canal
Lowenberg's forceps
Lowenberg's scala
Lowenstein-Jensen culture medium
Lowenstein-Jensen medium
Lower's ring
Lower's tubercle
Lower California
Lower Canada
Lower Carboniferous
Lower Carboniferous period
Lower Egypt
Lower Lusatian
Lower Mainland
Lower Paleolithic
Lower Peninsula
Lower Saxony
Lower Silesian
Lower Sorbian
Lower Wendish
Lowland Scots
Lowlands of Scotland
Lowsley tractor

Literary usage of Lower paleolithic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to the Study of Social Evolution: The Prehistoric Period by Francis Stuart Chapin (1913)
"... the lower paleolithic period, the Upper Paleolithic period, and the Neolithic period. Keane associates the Paleolithic, or rough stone age, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"John Wymer has produced a valuable survey of lower paleolithic occurrences from the major part of the Thames drainage. The book combines a cata- ..."

3. Racial Factors in Democracy by Philip Ainsworth Means (1919)
"CHAPTER II THE ORIGIN OF THE HUMAN RACE AND THE INCEPTION OF HUMAN CULTURE A. lower paleolithic Times HEN Darwin first laid down the principles of the laws ..."

4. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"... Wisconsin) 50000 " Close of lower paleolithic culture Neanderthal man Third Interglacial stage 150000 " Beginning of lower paleolithic culture Piltdown ..."

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